View Post

14+ shows most likely to make critics’ #theatre2016 list of lists

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Regional theatre, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations, Touring by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

I rounded up my personal choices in a recent blog and have enjoyed reading and publishing the scores of Year in Review blogs (nearly 30!) from My Theatre Mates colleagues in recent weeks. As an addendum, I’ve now rounded up critics’ round-ups in other publications.

View Post

NEWS: Travesties transfers to West End with Tom Hollander, TICKETS ONSALE

In London theatre, Native, Plays, Press Releases, Sticky by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

Patrick Marber’s critically acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard’s TRAVESTIES transfers to the West End in 2017 for a limited run at the Apollo Theatre, with over 100 tickets at each performance at just £20. The production opens on 14 February 2017, with previews from 3 February, and runs until 29 April.

View Post

TRAVESTIES – Menier Chocolate Factory

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Sticky by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

The result is a glorious intellectual spritzer, with Carr at its centre in a magnificent, defining, wittily commanding and endearing performance from Tom Hollander. As Carr in senility he frames the tale, a stooping querulous old mole in a ratty brown dressing gown and long-dead straw boater: in between times he and the hat reclaim their youth and the Zurich days.

View Post

NEWS: Tom Hollander stars in Stoppard’s Travesties at Menier

In London theatre, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

The Menier Chocolate Factory today officially announces a major new revival of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties – the first London revival in over 20 years. Patrick Marber directs Tom Hollander as he returns to the stage to play Henry Carr. The production opens on 4 October, with previews from 22 September and runs until 19 November.